Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Visualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Visualisation over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Visualisation
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 161 153
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8 +26
Contract jobs citing Visualisation 50 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.00% 0.53% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 25
Scotland median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £362 £365 £314
90th Percentile £525 £646 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year -28.57% +29.39% -1.64%

Visualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4184 3661 5108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.05% 83.60% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 2139 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 90 106
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Visualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Visualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Visualisation in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Visualisation in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Visualisation in Scotland

Visualisation
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Visualisation within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 30 £425 - 2
Glasgow -1 13 £475 +5.56% 1
Stirling - 4 £475 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Visualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Visualisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Visualisation.

1 35 (70.00%) Analytics
2 24 (48.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) Data Analysis
4 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
7 14 (28.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.00%) Data Analytics
8 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (20.00%) ETL
9 9 (18.00%) Python
9 9 (18.00%) Oracle
10 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.00%) SAS
10 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
11 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
11 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.00%) Computer Security
11 7 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (14.00%) Splunk
11 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
11 7 (14.00%) Data Acquisition
12 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
12 6 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
12 6 (12.00%) Tableau
12 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.00%) Project Management

Visualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Data Mining
1 8 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) Big Data
4 4 (8.00%) QlikView
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.00%) GIS
5 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) SAS EBI
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (4.00%) Power BI
6 2 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Grunt
1 2 (4.00%) gulp
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) NUnit
1 2 (4.00%) Redmine
1 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Analytics Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.00%) SAS Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Tableau Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Digital Analytics Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Digital Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) CSS
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
1 4 (8.00%) LESS
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) D3.js
2 3 (6.00%) NumPy
2 3 (6.00%) Pandas
2 3 (6.00%) RESTful
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.00%) Redux
3 2 (4.00%) RxJS
3 2 (4.00%) Sass
3 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (4.00%) WebGL
3 2 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.00%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Analytics
2 22 (44.00%) Data Analysis
3 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (20.00%) Data Analytics
5 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 10 (20.00%) ETL
6 7 (14.00%) Computer Security
6 7 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (14.00%) Data Acquisition
6 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
7 6 (12.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) BDD
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) DevOps
8 5 (10.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) R
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) BS7666
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
1 3 (6.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) Splunk
3 6 (12.00%) Tableau
4 5 (10.00%) Cloudera
4 5 (10.00%) Google
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.00%) Informatica
6 3 (6.00%) Cognos
6 3 (6.00%) Pega
6 3 (6.00%) VMware
7 2 (4.00%) Alteryx
7 2 (4.00%) Mapbox
7 2 (4.00%) SAP